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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

$ million
Liabilities Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Assets Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 11,199 - Gold and foreign
exchange[1]
67,822 3,473
Australian notes on issue 66,102 1,084 Australian notes and coin 1 -
Exchange Settlement Balances 21,253 152 Australian Dollar
Securities[2]
80,469 -1,258
Term Deposits of Domestic Financial Institutions - - Clearing items (remittances in transit, receivables) 356 -22
Deposits of Governments and other customers     Loans, advances and all other assets 1,004 45
Overseas institutions 1,098 59      
Australian Government 30,724 -586      
State Government 412 96      
Others 15 -2      
Other liabilities 18,849 1,435      
Total 149,652 2,238 Total 149,652 2,238

Explanatory Notes

  1. Gold and foreign exchange

    Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:

    1. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
    2. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
    3. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.

    In the week to 17 December the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  2. Australian Dollar Securities

    Movements in this item reflect:

    1. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
    2. subscriptions to new issues or redemptions of existing holdings of government securities by the Bank; and
    3. accrued earnings on securities and changes in valuation.

    In the week to 17 December the fall mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]